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PHOTOGRAPHS IN THE BAIPIP ARCHIVES

SCHOOLS

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Photograph number: Schools 1   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

Circa late 1920s / early 1930s

St Paulís C of E School Class Photograph

David Atchison from Grimethorpe provided this photographs with the following note: The note was dated January 2003

"Thomas Kaye is on the extreme left in the middle row. He will be 80 in July 2003 and for the last 50 years has lived in the Far East and now New Zealand. This photograph would have been taken in the late 1920s early 30s. Thomas was the youngest son of Tommy and Alice Kaye who lived for many years at 12 Park Road Brierley".

Further information from Gary: The school records show that Thomas Kaye was born on the 7th July 1923 and was admitted to the school on 8th April 1929. I am not sure of any names of other pupils on the photograph but the school records show that the following pupils were admitted on the same day as Thomas: Olive Painter, Ernest Fenn, Geoffrey Massey, Kenneth Jackson, Grace Norburn, Adeline Crunkhorn, Gerald Dyson, Eunice Allen. Other pupils admitted up to June the same year and were born either in 1923 or 24 are, Mary Pickard, Edith Parkinson, Ralph Thorpe, Sylvia Parkinson, Charles W Garner, Christine Swale, Frank Jenkins, Sylvia Wilce and Phyllis Drinkwater.It is possible that these pupils are also on the photograph. Can you put any of the names to the faces?

The school records also show that Thomas Kaye left the district on 9th September 1932.This is confusing because David note states that his parents lived at 12 Park Road for many years and Thomas would not have been old enough to have left the district on his own

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Photograph number: Schools 2   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

Circa 1960?

St Paulís C of E School Mrs Thorpeís class

Known faces are: Top row left to right: ? Parkinson,  ? , Rita Holden, Lynn Jackson and Mrs Thorpe. Middle row l to r: ? , ? , Christine King, ? Mary and Alan Thorpe. Bottom row l to r: ? , Pat Hardwick, ? Burdett, Carol Woodward, Margaret Cross, ? and Keith Sheridan

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Photograph number: Schools 3   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

Circa 1937

St Paulís C of E School

Known faces are: Top row left to right: Joe Brazier, F Jenkins, R Thorpe, Sid Hardwick and Maurice Thorpe. Second row l to r: J Armitage, D Austin, K Jackson, R Jowett, E Perkins and S Parkinson. . Third row l to r: Derek Grimes, Sylvia Wilce, J Wroe, Mr A Foster (Headmaster), R Makins, Olive Painter and S Walker. Bottom row l to r: M Riley, Enid Parkinson and ?

Photograph and information supplied by the late Mrs Sylvia Hawkins (nee Wilce)

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Photograph number: Schools 4

1968

Milefield Middle School

These pupils were amongst the first pupils to attend Milefield on its opening in 1968. The pupils in this photograph went straight into the fourth year where they stayed for two years until 1970. The Headmaster at the time was Tom Gannon. The school took pupils from the age of 9 to 13 from Brierley, Grimethorpe and Shafton. They then went onto Willowgarth High school for a further two years before leaving school at 15 in 1972. The year after the school leaving age went up to 16.

Back row left to right: Steven Leyland, Ian Dennison, Alan Mitchell, Alex Harvey, David Wilson, Clifford Lomas, Tony Caldwell? , John Bardsley, Pete Royston, Arthur Bennet and Miss Jenny Swift the teacher who I am told went on to become Mrs Weldon. Middle row l to r: Mick Marshall, David Steele, Glynn Skelton, Steven Wilkinson, Lynn Wooldridge, Wendy Firth, Diane Holt, Sharon Wilby, Elizabeth Wardle, Gary Hotchins and Tony Bennet. Bottom row l to r: Tina Morgan, Cindy Bates, Patricia Hughes, Sue Wright, Linda Smith, Sharon Cross, Sandra Mathers, Karen Harris and Linda Chamberlain

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Photograph number: Schools 5

Circa 1963

St Paulís C of E School Nativity play

This photograph was taken where the bar is now in the Village club

Left to right standing: Gary Wilson, Ralph Bown, Karen Elvidge, ? , Alan Burdett, Pearl Jones, Julie Pickering, Jill Stringer, ? , Cindy Bates, Christine Sheridan, Christine Lomas, Peter Oates, Neil Fenton and Graham Scholey. Sitting l to r: Paul Brown, Terence Guy, Christopher Foster, Barry Wilmot, ? , Sharon Cross, Stephen Wilkinson, Christopher Hanson, June Mann, Gary Hotchins and David Reece

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Photograph number: Schools 6

Circa 1963

St Paulís C of E School May Queen

Left to right standing: Yana Tibble? Pauline Kelly, Barbara Nixon, John Webb, Catherine Pritchard, Joyce Watson and John Burton. Sitting l to r: Leslie Atkinson?. Sandra Wenham (May Queen), Julie Armitage and Gena Tibble. Sitting on the floor is Paul Brown

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Photograph number: Schools 7

Circa 1963

St Paulís C of E School May Day celebration

This photograph was taken looking down towards the left hand side of the stage in the Village club

Left to right boys: ? , ? , David Greenwell, ? , Stephen Foster, Stephen Mangham, ? Tibble, Christopher Hanson, ? Graham Marsh,,? , Gary Wilson, Clifford Lomas, David or Kevin Elvidge and David (Crock) Higgs. Known girls are Marilyn Brown, Diane Woodward, Susan White, Kathleen Keele, Diane Cartwright, Cindy Bates and I think the tall girl at the back is Pauline Kelly

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Photograph number: Schools 8

Circa 1963

St Paulís C of E School May Day celebration dancing round the Maypole

This photograph was taken looking down towards the stage in what is now the Village club.

The only know faces are Graham Marsh who is the lad with the glasses on and Susan Snowden who is the girl with the dark top on in the centre of the maypole

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Photograph number: Schools 9    This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

1937 (June 1st)

St Paulís C of E School Class of 1937

Back row left to right: Peter Watmough, Joe Hardwick, ? , Freda Phillips, Joan Steele, Lillian Vamplew, ? , Doris Makings, Gerald Goodhall, ? , Jim Bond and Peter Fry. Middle row l to r: ?, Muriel Earl, Ellen Sherwood, Doreen Davies, Josephine Buck, ? , Marie Hawley, Violet Needham, Doreen Painter, Marie Crawford, Iris Kraft, Doreen Dixon, David Thorpe and Jeffrey Rogers (missing from photograph). Sitting l to r: Mark Scholey, ? , Hubert Dyson, ? , ? , Harry Jenkins, Leslie Wilkinson, ? , George Wilkinson, Arthur Vamplew and Granville Hodgson

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Photograph number: Schools 10   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

1968

St Paulís C of E School Mr Balmforthís retirement

Presenting a cheque for £40 to the retiring head is Gary Wilson from the Park estate. Other pupils are back row left to right: John Burton, ? ,  and  next to Gary Wilson is Pearl Jones. Front row l to r: Phillip Leadbeater, Carol Chamberlain,  ? Brownsword, ? , Karen Elvidge and ?

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Photograph number: Schools 11   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

Circa 1964

St Paulís C of E School May Queen

Mr and Mrs Balmforth (Headmaster) crown the May Queen, but who is she? Bottom left is Ann Stirland with Christine Lomas next to her. Top left is Linda King and Marylyn Holden is next to her. Do you know the names of the May Queen? If so please email Gary

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Mr Balmforth retired at Easter 1968 and a former pupil and Brierley resident Edwin Hambleton took his place as head of the school. Edwin himself has now retired and lives in South Hiendley. (February 2009)

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Photograph Number: Schools12   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

1926

St Paulís C of E School class of 1926

The young girl with the long hair second row from the top on the left is Winifred Walker now Mrs Goulding from Grange Road (March 2005). Other known faces are: G Dewhurst, R Gladwin, A Watson, B Sharpe, H Wilkinson, Joyce Crossland, S Crossland, W Wilkinson, A Little, J Steele, V Kerr, Norah Turner, R Vamplew, H Mathers, R Anderson, Tommy Wroe (I think third row down on the right), D Wroe, V Rowley, F Dewhurst and R Wroe. Flo Mathers is the girl third row from the top and fourth from the right

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Photograph number: Schools 13   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

Circa 1950?

St Paulís C of E School Mrs Fox class

Back row left to right: Mr Balmforth (Headmaster), Peter Kerly, Gordon Bates, Terry Loring, ? ,? ,? ,? ,? ,? , John Grimes, Tommy Bell, Victor Hartley and Mrs Fox (teacher class 4). Middle row l to r: Alan Ward, Raymond Steele, ? , Rosie Conroy (nee Pickering), ? , Hilary Howton, Shirley Jackson, Anne Wilkes, John Cooper and Nelson Steele. Bottom row l to r: Lorna White, Susan Painter, Roseanne ? , ? , Josie Taylor (nee Snowden), Joyce Hawley, Margaret Grimes, June Newton and ? . Sitting down are ? , ? Wood, ?  and Mick Dye

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Photograph number: Schools 14   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

Circa 1963

St Paulís C of E School May Queen

Back row left to right: Nigel Owen, Dean Taylor, Graham Scholey, Neil Fenton, Christopher Hanson, Alan Burdett, Alan Hardwick, Christopher Foster, John Burton and Ralph Bown. Middle row l to r: Davis Reece, Gary Hotchins, Stephen Wilkinson, Julie Pickering, Pearl Jones, Peter Oates, Helen James, Jill Stringer, Sandra Wenham, ? , Barry Wilmott and John Makinson. Bottom row l to r:  Stephen Kerly, Julie Armitage, Sharon Cross, Christine Sheridan, Karen Elvidge, Christine Lomas, ? and June Mann. Sitting down l to r: Terence Guy, Paul Brown, Yvonne Tibble, Joyce Watson and Geraldine Higgs?

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Photograph number: Schools 15   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

Circa 1957

St Paulís C of E School Mrs Thorpeís class

Back row left to right; Mrs Thorpe (teacher still living in Brierley) ? , ? Cooke, Pat Wright, Craig Blackshaw, Peter Wooldridge, ?, Alex Finlay, Andrew Ansell, Tony Horsefall (Brierley), David Baxendale, Ronnie Wheater.

Middle row left to right; Alan Smith, Barbara Thorpe, Sylvia Berry, John Lomas, ? , Glenys Hardwick (Now Hardman, Brierley), Denise Williams (Now Sault, Brierley), John Draper, Pat Dye, Mick Vodden, Dennis Oliver and Roger Steele.

Bottom row left to right; Marjorie Parry, Susan Sheridan (Brierley), Ann Mathers, ? Lawton, Norman Cummings, Trev Berry, Pat Hardwick, Pam Turner, Geraldine Scott, ? Lawton and Ann Harding

Thanks to John Draper, Barbara Thorpe and Peter Woolridge for providing the names

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Photograph number: Schools 16

Circa 1928

St Paulís C of E School

Back row left to right: Vernon Rowley, Raymond Anderson, Edgar Wroe, Leslie Steele, Bernard Crossland (anyone who worked at Grimethorpe colliery may remember Bernard as the chap that worked on the drilling machine with a hook for his hand), Albert Hancock, Walter Wilkinson, Vincent Hartley, Tommy Wroe and Walter Burton. 2nd row down l to r: Cyril Little, Jessie Schofield, Joyce Pearson, May Lycett, M Watson, Ethel Lycett, ? Turner, Betsy Hinchcliffe and ?. 3rd row down l to r: Joyce Osmond, Florence Mathers, Gladys Bowden, Annie Ward, Mary Exley, Florence Pickering, ? Hunt, Emma Dinsdale and Ruby White. Bottom row l to r: Chick Wilson, ? Snowden, Tommy Winter, ?, Jack Pickering, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Arnold, Joe Vamplew and Harry Wroe

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Photograph number: Schools 17

1963

St Paulís C of E School May Day

This photograph would have been taken in what is now the Brierley Social club (March 2005). Girls left to right: Geraldine Higgs, Jill Stringer, Sharon Cross, Wendy Elvidge, Christine Lomas, Pearl Jones, Shirley Kelly and Christine Sheridan (May Queen). Boys l to r: Alan Hardwick, Christopher Foster, Barry Wilmott, Ralph Bown, Alan Burdett, Christopher Hanson, Neil Fenton and Peter Oates

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Photograph number: Schools 18

Circa 1930

St Paulís C of E School

The headmaster at this time would have been Mr William Sharp (Headmaster from 1903 Ė 1931). Dennis Turner now living in Scawsby, Doncaster (2000) provided this photograph and surnames. Dennis can be seen bottom row fourth left with Harry Ward at the end of the row on the right. Looking at the photograph Charlie Pickering is to the right of Dennis. Although Dennis provided the surnames, Christian names were only initialled. However, I have searched the school records and hopefully I have put the correct Christian names to the initials. Can you put faces to names?

Other names

Eveline Dyson; Nellie Vamplew; Harold Booker; Robert Buck; James Schofield; Betty Deighton; Sidney Buck; George Winham; Mary Burton; Ronald Roberts; May Vamplew; Phyllis Kershaw; Thomas Winter; Nora Kershaw, Ida Land; Nancy Little; Audrey Beaumont; Stanley Baker; Arthur Greenwood; Ruth Vamplew; Alfred Maynard Hamilton; Sylvia Hall; Marjorie Kay; George William Satchwell;

There are also 3 possible names for Lilley, which are Margaret, Frances and Dorothy. Although Dennis dates the photograph to 1929, I think it may actually be 1930 as George William Satchwell is the only name to fit G Satchwell and he wasn't admitted to the school while 1930 age 9

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Photograph number: Schools 19   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

Circa 1971

Milefield Middle School 3rd form

Mr Parkes the form teacher was well known at the school for playing the cornet. Known faces: Back row left to right:  ?, Frank Wright, ?, John Orange, ?, Ian Dransfield and ? Stubbs. Middle row l to r: Mr Parkes, Janet Hulme, ?, Julie Armitage, Christine Earl, ?, Geoff Hill. 3rd row l to r: ? Tibble, Christine Davies, Christine ?, Rowena ?, ? Kemp, Sandra Wenham, Hazel Yoxall and ?. Boys sitting l to r, ?, Alan Smith and John Moorhouse

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Photograph number: Schools 20

1971

St Paulís C of E School Centenary celebrations

Known faces left to right stood: Donald Barr, Keith Garbutt, Christopher Round, Chris Little, Dale Greenwell, Mark White, Shaun Parry, Terry Higgs and the girl sat down facing is Jacqueline Walker

Photograph reproduced from an old newspaper cutting

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Photograph number: Schools 21

1979

St Paulís C of E School trip to Edale

Left to right: Les Edwards, Martin Donoghu, Adam Tinsley, Shaun Haynes, Stuart Stagg, Bernard Lucas, Andrew Porter and Alan Richardson just in the shot

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Photograph number: Schools 22

1961

St Paulís C of E School Pontefract Musical Festival winners

Tony Horsefall and Pam Turner who were the winning captains for the school when they won the Pontefract Music Festival competition in 1961

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Photograph number: Schools 23

Circa 1962

St Paulís C of E School Mrs Websterís class

Back row left to right: Brian Senior, Alan Burdett, Gary Hotchins, Christopher Foster, David Reece, Ralph Bown, Stephen Wilkinson, Cliff Lomas. 2nd row down l to r: Barry Wilmot, Kevin Elvidge, Stephen Mangham, ? , Peter Oates, Neil Fenton, Graham Scholey and Alan Hardwick. 3rd row down l to r:  Cindy Bates, Shirley Kelly, Diane Woodward, Kathleen Keele and Valerie Nash. Bottom row l to r: Sharon Cross, Pearl Jones, Karen Elvidge, Christine Sheridan, Jill Stringer and Sandra Mathers

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Photograph number: Schools 24   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

Circa 1960s

St Paulís C of E School May Day

1-Dave & 2-Danny Woodward, 3-Pat Miller, 4-Glen Smith, 6-Maureen Kerly (May Queen), 7-Susan Armitage, 8-David Elvidge, 11-Janet Watson, 12-Michael (Poppy) Clarkson, 13-Les Parry, 14-Ken Sheard, 16-David Snowden (White), 18-Mathew Findlay, 21-Lee Smith, 22-Alan Ambler, 24-Linda Higgs, 26-Carol Charles,  27-John Keele, 30- Gary Firth, 33-Gerard Firth and 35-Alfie Fox.

 

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Photograph number: School 25   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

1935

St Paulís C of E School

Known faces: Back row left to right:  ?, Mark Scholey, Herbert Vamplew, Derek Grimes, Mary Bowden, Dorothy Butterworth, ?, ?, Walter Deighton, Billy Richards and Maurice Thorpe. Middle row l to r: Pearl Kershaw, Mary Field, ? , ? , ? , Annie Winter, Sylvia Osbourne, Elsie Winham, Maureen Burke, Dinah Hanson, ? , Ethel Baker and Betty Gillot. Boys sitting l to r: ? , ? , Jimmy Riley

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